Noble Announces Chicago President

CHICAGO, Ill. – NOBLE, an advertising agency specializing in food, home and building products and service industry expertise, announces that Kevin Beauseigneur has been promoted to president of the agency’s Chicago office.  Beauseigneur was most recently senior vice president, executive creative director.  He is responsible for all aspects of agency management including strategic business direction, fiscal planning and client services and reports to Julie Tumy, headquarters president. 
 
“Kevin brings a passion for creative excellence and is driven in his search for the next big idea,” Tumy said.  “He continually delights our clients with his creativity and business acumen.  We look forward to the positive effect his leadership will have on our clients and this agency.”
 
Beauseigneur brings more than 28 years of creative strategy and brand-building expertise to NOBLE.  He joined the agency in 1997 as creative director working on a variety of blue-chip accounts including Pillsbury, Sara Lee, Campbell’s, Kellogg’s/Keebler, Otis Spunkmeyer, French’s and Schwan’s Foods.  His leadership and team-building talent led to positions with increasing responsibility, eventually to his appointment as executive creative director in 2005. 
 
Prior to joining NOBLE, Beauseigneur was creative director for the Chicago office of The Food Group.  There his clients included General Mills, the American Egg Board, Land O’Lakes and Kraft.  Before that, he spent many years as senior vice president, creative director, at Ketchum-Chicago.  His client leadership responsibilities there included Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, Nestle, Equal/NutraSweet, Cargill, Quaker, Honda/Acura, The Chicago Board of Trade, Precious Moments Collectables, Cole Taylor Banks and Paterno Imports/Corvo Wine.  
 
As part of his new responsibilities, Beauseigneur is overseeing NOBLE’s move to a new location at 33 West Monroe.  The agency plans a grand opening event the evening of May 18. 
 
NOBLE provides a full range of strategic thought leadership for its clients, including consumer insights, brand planning, product ideation and development, and marketing communications. The company employs more than 250 associates and posted capitalized billings of $225 million last year. Its roster of food-related clients includes American Dairy Brands (Borden), ARAMARK, C.H. Guenther & Son, Campbell Soup, Cousin’s Subs, Enodis, Grande Cheese, Mars/MasterFoods, Otis Spunkmeyer, PepsiCo, Reckitt Benckiser, The J.M. Smucker Co., Truitt Brothers, Tyson Foods, and Ventura Foods.  Home and building clients include Butler Manufacturing, Behr Paint, MDC Wallcoverings and TAMKO Building Products.  Service industry clients include COUNTRY Insurance and Financial Services, ADT Security, Indiana University and Midwest Airlines.  NOBLE is recognized as the 11th largest independent and 61st largest advertising agency in the United States by Ad Age magazine.  For more information visit www.noble.net.